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This is especially true for shoes. But we can’t talk about flashy footwear without giving credit to the original statement shoe: the cherry red boot. If you can pull off a red shoe, you can probably do anything. They are the signifier of a badass, a boss, or someone with major “Big Dick Energy.” Whether in a pair of red mock croc Chelsea boots, or knee-high fire engine red heels, it’s official: Red statement shoes are every woman’s secret to cultivating “BDE.” Basically, they’re a surefire way to exude confidence and demand respect.
While red booties are a timeless wardrobe addition, they’re grabbing a lot of attention right now after being paired with other bold colors and silhouettes, from animal prints to midi skirts.
If you’re looking for the right shoe to exude major BDE vibes, we’ve rounded up 21 pairs of red booties that you can rock this season.
Take a look below: